2 Charged in 2012 Stamford Murder

Stamford police have arrested two suspects in a fatal shooting almost three years ago.

Randy Francis, 24, Stamford, and Glachan “Lou” Charlestin, 23, of Bridgeport, have been charged with the murder of Darius Jones in 2012. They were arrested between Wednesday evening and Thursday morning.

Police said four men, including Jones, were shot on Custer Street at 12:10 a.m. on July 8, 2012 after leaving a party.

Jones was shot once in the chest and the bullet entered his heart and passed through his body, police said,

He succumbed to his injury.

The three other victims were treated at Stamford Hospital and released.

Police eventually identified Charlestin and Francis as suspects in the shootings, but witnesses did not cooperate.

In the years that followed, police investigated and obtained arrest warrants for both men, charging them with murder.

Bonds are set at $2.5 million for each.

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